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9 th Grade Advisement Class of 2015. Parent Night March 1 st 7:00-8:00 Counselor Webpage: http://www.martinez.k12.ca.us/schools/ahs/counseling/index.html. Required Sophomore Classes. English Pre-AP English Sophomore English w/o English Support ELD Math Algebra Readiness Algebra 1

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9 th grade advisement class of 2015

9th Grade AdvisementClass of 2015

Parent Night March 1st

7:00-8:00

Counselor Webpage:

http://www.martinez.k12.ca.us/schools/ahs/counseling/index.html


Required sophomore classes
Required Sophomore Classes

  • English

    • Pre-AP English

    • Sophomore English w/o English Support

    • ELD

  • Math

    • Algebra Readiness

    • Algebra 1

    • Geometry

    • Algebra 2/Trigomometry

    • Pre-Calculus

  • PE

    • Lifetime Activities

    • Weight Training

    • Ultimate Games

    • Repeat PE 9 if not passed full year

  • Modern World History


Additional sophomore class options
Additional Sophomore Class Options

  • Science (2 years required)

    • Basic Life Science/Biology

    • Science 1/Chemistry/ Honors Chemistry

  • World Language

    • Spanish

    • French

  • Additional Electives (1-3 depending on over all schedule)

    • English/Math/Social Studies Support (Placement based rec. & test scores)

    • Visual & Performing Art (VPA) Electives

    • English Electives

    • Social Science Electives

    • Industrial Technology Electives

    • ROP Electives (Minimum age 16)

    • Leadership

    • Inside Work Experience (IWE)- 1 year max

  • 6/7 Periods

    • 6 classes are required, some students opt for 7 classes but this is not guaranteed.

  • Extra Curricular Activities

    • AHS offers a variety of sports, clubs and volunteer opportunities.

    • Look for summer opportunities: job, internship or volunteer opportunities.


Transcript
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Course Tags:

  • * Non Academic (Ex. PE 9)

  • + Honors (Ex. Honor Chemistry and/or AP English)

  • P College Prep (Ex. English 9)

  • r Repeated (rarely used)

    Weighted Non-Wgtd.

    Academic GPA 3.6957 3.6957

    Total GPA (9-12) 3.72003.7200

    Note: Next year, the academic GPA will be separated into 9-12 and 10-12 GPA’s

    Credit Attempted 30

    Credits Completed 30

    Class Size 311

    Class Rank: 58 10-12 Rank: 78

    CAHSEE

    ELA: Not Taken

    Math: Not Taken


Credit summary
Credit Summary

Subject Area Credit Req'd. Compl. Needed

Modern World 10.00 - 10.00

US History 10.00 - 10.00

Civics 5.00 - 5.00

Econ 5.00 - 5.00

English 9 10.00 5.00 5.00

English 10 10.00 - 10.00

English 11 10.00 - 10.00

English 12 10.00 - 10.00

Math 20.00 - 20.00

Science Life 10.00 - 10.00

Science Physical 10.00 5.00 5.00

Fine/Arts/Language 10.00 5.00 5.00

PE 20.00 5.00 15.00

Health - - -

Computer Application - - -

Life Long Learning - - -

Algebra 1 10.00 5.00 5.00

Electives 80.00 5.00 75.00

*Total* 230.00 30.00 200.00

Algebra 1 Requirement NOT Met


College entrance tests
College Entrance Tests

  • PSAT

    • Take next October

    • Test sections: Critical Reading, Math, Writing Skills

    • Take again in Junior year/Qualify for National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) possibilities

    • Check YES-Student Search Services

  • ACT with Writing

    • Take Spring Junior year

    • Test Sections: English, Math, Reading, Science, Writing

    • Measures “What you know”

  • SAT

    • Take Spring Junior year

    • Test Sections: Critical Reading, Math, Writing

    • Measures “How you know it”

  • SAT Subject Tests

    • Starting with the fall class of 2012 the UC’s will no longer be requiring SAT subject tests. However, depending on your major/school they may recommend subject tests

    • Many private colleges require/recommend SAT subject tests

    • If student needs them, take Spring Junior year

    • Retake Fall Senior year if needed

    • Offered in a variety of subject areas: History, Literature, Mathematics (Level 2 only), Science or Language Other Than English.


College search
College Search

  • Start researching this year

    • Start at the AHS counselor website: http://www.martinez.k12.ca.us/schools/ahs/counseling/index.html

  • Visit Campuses

    • In session

    • Take tours

    • Talk to students on campus

  • Visit college fairs

    • In April, St. Mary’s College offers one of the Bay Area’s biggest college fairs.

  • Look for the right “fit”

    • Size

    • Location

    • Type and price

    • Major

    • Activities available

    • Your academic match (GPA, test scores, course pattern, etc)


Online scheduling for school year 2012 2013 march 12 th to march 23 rd
Online Scheduling for School Year 2012-2013March 12th to March 23rd

  • You will need:

    • A Copy of your transcript

    • Web Address: AHS Home Page: http://www.martinez.k12.ca.us/schools/ahs/counseling/index.html

    • Student User Name: (Used to log on to school computers)

    • Student/Password: (Used to log on to school computers)

    • Course Catalog for 2012-2013 which is only available online

    • Grade level course planning guide

    • It is recommended to complete the 4-year course planning guide

    • Parent/Guardian for Advice/Review

  • Changes To Locked Classes

    • Pre-AP English: Sign up as an additional class. We will remove Sophomore English from your schedule once the recommendation has been confirmed

  • Alternate Electives:

    • Be sure to provide alternate choices for each elective class. If you do not, we will.

  • Problems? Come to the Counseling Office or the Writing Center for help before the March 23rd deadline.

  • Computers are available for student use at the Writing Center and the Library Media Center during school hours and immediately after school each day.


Websites of interest
Websites of interest

  • AHS Counseling Web page

    • http://www.martinez.k12.ca.us/schools/ahs/counseling/index.html

  • AHS Webstore

    • http://alhambrahs.revtrak.net/tek9.asp

  • Career Interest Inventory

    • http://www.cacareerzone.org/index.html

  • College Search/SAT

    • www.collegeboard.com

  • ACT

    • www.act.org

  • CollegeWeekLive

    • CollegeWeekLive are free, online events designed to connect prospective students with colleges and universities in a live, interactive environment. Go to http://www.collegeweeklive.com/ for more information or to register for free.